Register now for Early Education Professional Development Day on April 28

GAEYC and United Way are partnering to offer an Early Education Professional Development Day this spring. Participants can earn up to 5 BFTS approved hours.  Date: Saturday April 28, 2018, 8am to 5pm Place: The Loudermilk Center, 40 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 Cost: Regular Registration is $60; Standard and Premium GAEYC Members pay a reduced fee of … Continue reading Register now for Early Education Professional Development Day on April 28

Nominate someone for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding ECE professional or program that deserves recognition? Now's the time to nominate them for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards. Please consider nominating your colleagues  who deserve recognition. Award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony as part of the GAEYC conference. To learn more about the award categories and criteria, … Continue reading Nominate someone for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Check out the conference schedule at a glance

Wondering what GAYC is planning for this year's conference? Curious about all the events planned to celebrate our 50th anniversary? Want to know what time things are happening during the conference? Check out this handy schedule at a glance.

Call for Student Poster Proposals for GAYC Conference

Are you a college or university student? The GAYC conference is seeking proposals for interactive student poster sessions. This is an excellent opportunity to continue your development as an upcoming ECE professional by sharing your work and having conversation with conference participants about ECE issues that interest you. Student poster submissions are due August 26th. To submit a student poster proposal, … Continue reading Call for Student Poster Proposals for GAYC Conference

Mark your calendar for Prevent Child Abuse Georgia’s Movie Night

As a way to mark Child Abuse Prevention Month, Prevent Child Abuse Georgia is hosting a screening of the Signature Hour of "The Raising of America," a powerful five-part documentary series that explores the importance of early childhood education and the future of America. GAYC is a partner in this event. This event is part of … Continue reading Mark your calendar for Prevent Child Abuse Georgia’s Movie Night

Member Spotlight – Alice Hall

GAYC member Alice Hall is an Associate Professor in Child and Family Development at Georgia Southern University. She has shared her thoughts about the ECE field, her experiences teaching students about child development, how she works with the Georgia Southern lab school on campus, her favorite children's books and her passion for literacy, and why she is … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Alice Hall

An Update on GAYC’s Involvement with the Quality Rated Advisory Committee

GAYC is proud to report that two members of our GAYC Board of Directors were selected to sit on the Quality Rated Advisory Committee!  Michelle Cutler-Ervin (Nominations and Board Development Chair) and Michelle Carter (Public Policy Chair) were selected out of almost 90 applicants state wide.  The goals for the committee are: Help Georgia achieve … Continue reading An Update on GAYC’s Involvement with the Quality Rated Advisory Committee

DECAL Releases Economic Impact Study of ECE

Do you know the significance of the number 337,024? How about $4.7 billion? What if we told you that both of those numbers were related to the early care and education industry in Georgia and the impact we make every day in our local economy? Find out about how we are impacting not only the families … Continue reading DECAL Releases Economic Impact Study of ECE

Member Spotlight – Angel Watts

GAYC member Angel Watts is an Early Care and Education Specialist at Quality Care for Children. She has shared her thoughts about the ECE field, her experiences from being a teacher to helping programs become Quality Rated, the story of how Kaleb helped her learn about documenting children's learning, her favorite cihldren's book, and why she is a … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Angel Watts